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Poloron Sleigh

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I have a full sized Poloron sleigh that I would like to refinish because it was painted over. Poorly I might add.

I remember seeing a picture here from someone who did a repaint of one with gold accents.

Does anyone have a picture of the original Poloron sleigh or the repaint?

Many thanks

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Gosh I think I do have a poloron sleigh.. not sure. can you post a pic of yours so i can see which one you have??

Jim

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No one has a picture of a Poloron sleigh? Or has one in their display?

It doesn't have to be your sleigh, it can be a picture from a catalog or website.

I've stripped it and am now on the painting stage. Any help would be appreciated.

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That is perfect Mel! Exactly what I was looking for!

Thank you very much. It is greatly appreciated.

My Santa has black gloves and your picture has yellow gloves. Were there 2 versions?

I especially like how the picture shows where the gold should be on the beard. It will be a big help.

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Guest A.F.NUT

Not sure which color scheme your looking for, but here is the white version. Hope it helps!

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gosh i gotta get out in the building before dark and take a picture of mine.. and honestly i cant remember what brand that old thing is but I was sure it was ploron.... Wife says it looks just like yours Tom ..

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Thanks Tom. I didn't even know that there was a white version but I REALLY like it.

The Santa part is different and I think I like it better because it looks more realistic but any version of Poloron is nice.

Mine is like the picture that Mel showed but I enjoyed seeing your version. Thanks for the picture.

BTW, I like your M & M guys.

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Guest Mr. Griswold

Mels picture is the color yours would have originally been. I have the same sled with yellow gloves and green for the blanket.

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That is perfect Mel! Exactly what I was looking for!

Thank you very much. It is greatly appreciated.

My Santa has black gloves and your picture has yellow gloves. Were there 2 versions?

I especially like how the picture shows where the gold should be on the beard. It will be a big help.

Since your Santa has black mittens and if it is the original paint, there were undoubtably at least three color versions, the white version like Tom's, yours with the black mittens and the one like Cory's with the yellow mittens. The one with yellow mittens is shown in the 1969 & 1970 Poloron catalogs and the 1967 & 1968 Sears Christmas catalogs, The first reference that I have to the white sleigh like Tom's is in the 1971 Sears Christmas catalog and they continued to carry that one through 1974. I do not have any references showing Santa with the black mittens but that does not mean that Poloron did not make a version with that color.

Mel

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Thanks Tom. I didn't even know that there was a white version but I REALLY like it.

The Santa part is different and I think I like it better because it looks more realistic but any version of Poloron is nice.

Mine is like the picture that Mel showed but I enjoyed seeing your version. Thanks for the picture.

BTW, I like your M & M guys.

Your welcome. My other one is like the one Mel posted but with the white sleigh and red blanket. They must have made quite a few versions. LOL Thanks I also collect anything M&M.

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